Crafts Inspired by K-Mart, Part 2 – It’s Party Time!!

Here it is! – another crafty idea inspired by the K-Mart. This time I have used my ideas to help you decorate for a simple party. Can be adapted to suit any kind of party, birthday, baby shower etc. All you need can be found in the K-Mart store i.e. paper bags, place cards, tags, string, printed tape (craft dept), bulldog clips (stationary) and wooden plates and cutlery (party).

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Cards, Cards, Cards! Mixed Media with Machine Stitching – Part 5

I love making cards!

I love it because you can make them as easy or as complicated as you like depending on the time you have, the material you have and how creative you want to be.

Here are my mixed media range. I have used lace, recycled paper, wrapping papers, some die cut shapes and embellished the card with stamps and some machine sewing.

Please feel free to be inspired by my ideas. If you don’t have the time or materials to make your own you can purchase these cards and more on my Etsy Shop

All cards are individually handmade and designed by me. These are a one of a kind!

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Cards, Cards, Cards! Mixes Media with Machine Stitching – Part 4

I love making cards!

I love it because you can make them as easy or as complicated as you like depending on the time you have, the material you have and how creative you want to be.

Here are my mixed media range. I have used recycled and hand made papers, some die cut shapes and embellished the card with stamps and some machine sewing.

Please feel free to be inspired by my ideas. If you don’t have the time or materials to make your own you can purchase these cards and more on my Etsy Store

All cards are individually handmade and designed by me. These are a one of a kind!

Cards, Cards, Cards! Mixed Media with Machine Stitching – Part 3

I love making cards!

I love it because you can make them as easy or as complicated as you like depending on the time you have, the material you have and how creative you want to be.

Here are my mixed media range. I have used lace, recycled paper, wrapping papers, some die cut shapes and embellished the card with stamps and some machine sewing.

Please feel free to be inspired by my ideas. If you don’t have the time or materials to make your own you can purchase these cards and more on my Etsy Store

All cards are individually handmade and designed by me. These are a one of a kind!

Cards, Cards, Cards! Mixed Media and Machine Stitching – Part 2

I love making cards!

I love it because you can make them as easy or as complicated as you like depending on the time you have, the material you have and how creative you want to be.

Here are my mixed media range. I have used recycled and hand made papers, pages from old novels, some die cut shapes and embellished the card with stamps and some machine sewing.

Please feel free to be inspired by my ideas. If you don’t have the time or materials to make your own you can purchase these cards and more on my Etsy Store

All cards are individually handmade and designed by me. These are a one of a kind!

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All finished, and don’t they look gorgeous!! Happy Easter Everyone!

Thanks for waiting to see the finished product. Kate spent most of the afternoon and evening yesterday filling them with chocolate eggs, ‘paper macheing’ them closed and then painting them. They look great! A wonderful handmade gift for everyone on Sunday morning. Happy Easter everyone. He is risen!

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Watch this Space! Easter Project 2017

My daughter found this great Easter Craft on Facebook. She especially liked the paper mache eggs filled with small chocolate eggs. Check it out:

She was so excited about giving it ago we had to go straight to the supermarket to buy the chocolate eggs and water balloons.  I even had to rearrange my craft room and make room for her on my craft table so that she could make them as soon as we got home.

Here are some photos of the progress. Stay posted to see the end product. She is making a whole bunch of them to give away to friends and family this Easter. Go Kate!

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Paper Doily Bunting

This effective decorating idea is cheap and easy to make. Great idea for decorating ta room for all kinds of events – parties, baby showers, kitchen teas etc. I have made them to decorate a church hall for a women’s event recently –  just to give the space that feminine touch!Read More »

Introducing Crafts inspired by K-Mart, Part 1

Yes! K-Mart! I discovered all this when I was trying to find cheap blank cards for a card making group I was running. Not only did I find cheap cards but lots of other wonderful craft treasures that look great and don’t cost a fortune.

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This is my first instalment of crafts inspired by K-Mart. If you like cheap, easy crafts like me then watch this space for more ideas!

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Cards, Cards, Cards! Mixed Media with Machine Sewing Part 1

I love making cards!

I love it because you can make them as easy or as complicated as you like depending on the time you have, the material you have and how creative you want to be.

Here are my mixed media range. I have used recycled and hand made papers, some die cut shapes and embellished the card with stamps and some machine sewing.

Please feel free to be inspired by my ideas. If you don’t have the time or materials to make your own you can purchase these cards and more on my Etsy Store

All cards are individually handmade and designed by me. These are a one of a kind!

‘Best Wishes’ Recycled Paper Card Kit

Introducing my first kit for sale!!

A simple craft kit including all you need to make 5 gorgeous Birthday cards.

Kits includes all materials – cards, envelopes, recycled paper, string, wooden shaped, fabric, buttons, tags and flag (already stamped for your convenience). All you have to do is put it together.

Designed to be easy and fool proof! Great idea to do with a group of friends or in a craft group. There is no need for any specialist craft tools – all you need is a glue, scissors and some double sided tape.

Kit also includes very clear, simple instructions with plenty of photos and diagrams so you can’t go wrong. You don’t need any experience or special craft skills to create these beautiful cards.

So get a group together or have a go yourself and impress your friends (as well as yourself!!) This is a limited edition so by quick

If you would like to purchase this kit please go to my Etsy Store to order.

Really Easy Baby Bib

This is really easy pattern for all you beginner sewers out there. Or even if you are not a beginner it is a great quick project that you can make just for fun.

Makes a great gift that’s a bit different for that new baby!Read More »